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Palazzo Balbi: Overall view of facade on canal
Today there are spires (two obelisk-shaped pinnacles, similar to those on the Palazzo Belloni Battagia) completed on the roof blocks visible in this image.
Overlooks the Grand Canal to the right of the Ca' Foscari. Currently it is the seat of the President of the Veneto region and of the regional council. In the center are three triple mullioned windows featuring couples of Doric columns and parapets. Between the windows at the first floor are coat of arms of the Balbi family. Under the notched cornice are small oval windows, placed within an elaborated stone frame. On the top are two obelisk-shaped pinnacles, similar to those in the Palazzo Belloni Battagia. The interior houses 18th century frescoes by Jacopo Guarana.